Philipsburg:--- Officers from the Customs of St. Maarten, along the Coast guard of the Netherlands Antilles and Aruba seized some 50 kilos of marijuana on a motor vessel the Togetherness.
During a routine search on the motor vessel "Togetherness" was in the harbor of Point Blanche St. Maarten, Customs in cooperation with the Coastguard seized 50 kilos of marijuana. The boat came to St. Maarten from St. Vincent after a stop in Dominica. One person was held in custody. The case is pending investigation. The customs and coastguard plans to intensify their controls during the Carnival season.